Prospect news stories

Speaking up for Kew

23 October 2014

The success of the Speak up for Kew campaign depends on lobbying Kew Trustees, ministers, MPs and getting the campaign in the media spotlight, supporters heard at a packed public meeting held in London in October.

Kew public meeting

15 October 2014

Prospect, PCS and GMB have stepped up the pressure over the impact of staff and budget cuts at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Metrology apprenticeships survey

09 October 2014

Are you interested in the science of measurement? Could you spare ten minutes to fill out a survey being run by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL)?

Conservative MP signs Prospect pledges

05 September 2014

Two Prospect reps from Diamond Light Source branch met their local MP in August to talk about the union’s Pledge campaign.

Deputy PM announces funding for Kew

03 September 2014

Specialists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, have welcomed news of a temporary reprieve in funding cuts, after a widespread campaign, including a petition which won the support of more than 100,000 people.

Earlier stories:

Prospect publishes independence referendum documents

Kew campaigners seek meeting with environment secretary

Prospect call for STEM jobs

Raise number of women in science

Celebrating women in engineering

Kew campaigners head for Downing Street

Responses published to campaign questions

Prospect sponsors event to encourage young females into STEM

Sign petition to protect Kew

Specialists sound alarm on job cuts at Kew

Prospect publishes referendum questions

Reverse Environment Agency job cuts

Women in STEM campaign goes to Parliament

UKHO take action over pay

Prospect joins STUC call for a just Scotland

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